Project Manager Qualification Testing

The COV ITRM Project Manager Selection and Training Standard for project managers requires the candidate to successfully pass two qualification exams – Level One and Two. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification supersedes the requirement for Level Two.

The Commonwealth Project Manager Qualification Level One Exam is required for project managers who manage Commonwealth IT projects from Category 1 – 4. The quizzes are based on the Commonwealth methodology outlined in the COV ITRM Project Management Standard CPM 112-03.2 and COV ITRM Project Manager Selection and Training Standard CPM 111-02.

The candidate must successfully complete Level One before taking the Level Two exam. The exam is provided over the Internet using a secure Learning Management System (LMS). The quizzes are open book and timed. Each exam is broken down into sections called quizzes. Each quiz has 16 multiple choice questions pulled randomly from a question pool. Project manager candidates must achieve a passing score for each quiz of 75% and an overall passing score to meet the qualification standard.

Level One includes 5 separate quizzes:

  1. Project Manager Qualification and Selection

  2. Project Initiation

  3. Project Planning

  4. Project Execution and Control

  5. Project Closeout

The Commonwealth Project Manager Qualification Level Two Exam is required for project managers who manage Commonwealth IT projects from Category 1 – 3. The quizzes are based on A Guide to the Project management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 5th Edition and practical experience.

The candidate must successfully complete Level One before taking the Level Two exam. The exam is provided over the Internet using a secure Learning Management System (LMS). The quizzes are open book and timed. Each exam is broken down into sections called quizzes. Each quiz has 16 multiple choice questions pulled randomly from a question pool. Project manager candidates must achieve a passing score for each quiz of 75% and an overall passing score to meet the qualification standard.

Level Two includes 8 separate quizzes:

  1. Project Scope Management

  2. Project Time Management

  3. Project Cost Management

  4. Project Quality Management

  5. Project Communication Management

  6. Project Risk Management

  7. Project Procurement Management

  8. Project Stakeholder Management

Level One Exam:

The following is a list of the recommended study material for project manager candidates:

Level Two Exam:

The following is a list of the recommended study material for project manager candidates:

Registration Information & Exam Objectives

Registration Instructions

PM Qualification Exam Objectives